Saud Ayub

“Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.” - Mario Andretti

Author Bio

“ Ambition is the path to success, persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.” -William Eardley IV

Born and raised in Karachi, I attended the Karachi Grammar School, where I completed my A-levels. From here I went to the University of Ottawa to pursue a Joint Honours in Economics & Political Science. Ottawa allowed me to realize my true potential, which strengthened me and gave me confidence to chase my dreams. After spending a year at the University of Ottawa, I transferred to one of my dream universities, McGill University to major in Economics and minor in Management.


Hometown Karachi, Pakistan
Lives Montreal, Canada
High School Education A Levels, Karachi Grammar School, Pakistan
Studying BA in Economics, with a minor in Management
Graduating 2018
Extracurriculars Member in SSMU Library Improvement Fund Committee: I along with other committee members manage the $700,000 Library Improvement Fund established to make internal improvements in the university’s libraries; Member, Real Estate Club at McGill; Member, Pakistani Student’s Association McGill
Interests Cricket, Video games, Travelling, Adventures
Future Plans After graduation I plan on working in the consulting industry, particularly management consulting.

Posts by Saud Ayub

Student Leadership Matters

Published: January 9, 2017

A piece of advice I would like to give to all prospective university students is to get involved in student leadership. Student leadership is when a student becomes a part of a certain administrative student body, that makes key decisions or set policies that affect certain or all students and their overall university experience. Now the key question is why is it important/does it matter? Firstly student leadership increases a student’s exposure, and provides them with problem solving skills, which helps them immensely, especially in terms of employability after graduation. Secondly student leadership gives a student the chance to be…

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